Artist Spotlight

Sketches: Trenton Doyle Hancock (VIDEO)

An artist turns to his childhood toys for inspiration.

By Peter Holley August 27, 2013

Trenton Doyle Hancock is best known for using painting to tell the unfolding story of mounds—a group of mythical protagonists that are part plant and part animal. In a wide-ranging interview, the artist walks us through some of the mythical characters that first grabbed his attention as a child, becoming an inspiration for the fantastical creatures and stories he currently explores through his work. 

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